Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Kent
County Championship 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 16th, 17th, 18th June 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 4; Kent 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 29/0 (Robertson 21*, Brown 5*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 24/1 (Fagg 17*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb DCS Compton13     
LJ Toddlbw b DCS Compton26     
LEG Amesc DCS Compton b Edrich58     
P Hearnlbw b Sharp58     
*BH Valentinec and b Edrich8     
+TG Evansc Sharp b Edrich75     
BR Edrichc LH Compton b Sims27     
RR Doveylbw b Sims0     
DVP Wrightb Gray0     
F Ridgwaynot out25     
JW Martinc DCS Compton b Gray10     
Extras(10 b, 10 lb)20
Total(all out, 98.1 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-43, 3-158, 4-169, 5-186, 6-264, 7-269, 8-270, 9-290, 10-320 (98.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich19   1793--
DCS Compton21   2722--
Young12   7120--
Sims13   2492--
Sharp8   0281--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Ridgway b Martin32     
SM Brownb Martin19     
WJ Edrichc Evans b Ridgway12     
DCS Comptonc Evans b Edrich145 25011- 
*FG Mannlbw b Dovey15     
AW Thompsonrun out2     
HPH Sharpb Ridgway78     
+LH Comptonc Ridgway b Todd10     
JM Simsnot out4     
JA Youngb Todd0     
LH Graydid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)18
Total(9 wickets, declared, 113.4 overs)335
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-62, 3-79, 4-118, 5-133, 6-309, 7-331, 8-335, 9-335 (113.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin23   4732--
Ridgway23   4462--
Wright19   6580--
Edrich17   0711--
Dovey29   9611--
Hearn2   080--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Gray24     
LJ Toddb DCS Compton7     
LEG Amesb Young76     
P Hearnc Edrich b Young29     
+TG Evansc Young b Sims21     
*BH Valentinec LH Compton b DCS Compton43     
BR Edrichc Edrich b Young4     
DVP Wrightc Mann b Young0     
RR Doveynot out4     
F Ridgwaynot out8     
JW Martindid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(8 wickets, declared, 73 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-38, 3-103, 4-130, 5-?, 6-208, 7-208, 8-209
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich6   1170--
Gray19   7271--
DCS Compton14   0582--
Young26   6684--
Sims8   0461--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Ames b Todd28     
SM Brownc Ridgway b Todd18     
WJ Edrichb Ridgway52     
DCS Comptonc Fagg b Ridgway29     
*FG Mannc Wright b Dovey27     
AW Thompsonc Ames b Ridgway23     
+LH Comptonc sub b Dovey10     
HPH Sharpst Evans b Dovey0     
JM Simsc Wright b Ridgway10     
JA Youngnot out4     
LH Graynot out0     
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(9 wickets, 41 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-46, 3-93, 4-141, 5-174, 6-187, 7-188, 8-190, 9-203
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway14   0604--
Todd7   0422--
Wright6   1340--
Dovey9   0413--
Edrich5   0240--

--> TG Evans (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in County Championship matches
--> F Ridgway (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 137
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> HPH Sharp (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in County Championship matches
--> HPH Sharp (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 68
--> BH Valentine (2) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> SM Brown (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14



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